Flashcards in Quiz Chapter 16 & 17 Deck (30)
In 2014, what portion of children in the United States was delivered surgically by cesarean section?
All of the microorganisms in your body are collectively known as:
the human microbiome
According to Gaunt and her study of black girls' playground games, hand-clapping and rope-jumping embody a combination of movement and voice she calls:
When cultural movement brings new diseases, medical treatments, and careseekers across national borders, we call this medical migration.
Fine art is creative expression and communication often associated with which social group?
The concept of biomedicine is closely linked with Western economic and political expansion.
The Western belief that there is an intrinsic way of perceiving art that can be found across all cultures is known as:
The individual patient's experience of being unwell is best known as:
Where is the hub of the West African art trade in the United States?
New York City
Local systems of health and healing rooted in culturally specific norms and values are known as:
What is MOST likely to be a role for medical anthropologists?
studying how staff attitudes affect health care delivery in a New York women's clinic
Based upon life expectancy, the United States has the healthiest population and most advanced medicine.
The cultural flows of media and images that enable linkages and communication across boundaries in new ways is known as
the global mediascape
Medical pluralism is the intersection (and use) of multiple cultural approaches to healing.
The specialization within anthropology that focuses on human health, illness, and healing is known as disease anthropology.
According to Winegar's work on Middle Eastern art, defining "good Middle Eastern art" further reinforces
perceived differences between cultures
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the body's qi must be in balanced and flowing for one to be in good health.
If an anthropologist seeks to link environmental factors with local disease, they are investigating the
Photographs are often presumed to be neutral in their presentation of images, but in fact represent the perspective of the person behind the camera. This inherent photographic bias is known as:
From an anthropologist's perspective, a woman cooking a Thanksgiving feast for her family is an artist.
Paleolithic cave paintings in Europe provide evidence that humans already had highly developed artistic skills by 10,000-32,000 years ago.
According to your textbook, which of the following countries has the highest life expectancy?
The way a person perceives art through his or her senses (as opposed to an intellectual understanding) is best known as the:
The personal accounts that people tell to explain their experiences of illness are called:
In art, the term authenticity describes an object's antiquity, uniqueness, and originality within a local culture.
Which of the following perspectives studies health as a system of power?
critical medical anthropology
Much of the non-Western art displayed in the West has been gathered through
Discoveries in Blombos Cave, South Africa suggest that anatomically modern humans were making finely crafted items as early as 75,000 years ago.
From an anthropologist's perspective, the ideas, forms, techniques, and strategies that humans employ to express themselves creatively is called: